Re: [patch 2.6.13-rc3a] i386: inline restore_fpu

From: Kenneth Parrish
Date: Sun Jul 24 2005 - 08:00:26 EST

-=> Linus Torvalds wrote to All and Chuck Ebbert <=-


> "m" ((tsk)->thread.i387.fxsave))
> because that's the largest possible operand that could end up
> being read?

LT> Yes, I ended up fixing that already (along with handling the fxsave
LT> case too).

2.6.13-rc3-git5 lags -git4 on nbench's bitfield test, a part of its
memory index, eg typical runs
BITFIELD : 1.1589e+07 : 1.99 : 0.42
BITFIELD : 2.1892e+07 : 3.76 : 0.78

lmbench has slower context switch numbers for -git5.

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